One of the crucial legendary artists within the historical past of Brazilian music, Rita Lee died on Monday night time (08) and a sequence of tributes are being paid. One in every of them was introduced by the mayor of Rio de Janeiro, Eduardo Paes, this Tuesday afternoon (09): the singer will turn into the identify of a sq. within the capital of Rio de Janeiro.
The information was confirmed by the politician by means of Twitter. “Saddened by the dying of this girl who marked the lives of my technology and so many others! Oh! Right here in Rio, we will fulfill her want and she or he’s going to have a sq. named after her! My condolences to buddies, household and the massive legion of followers!”, stated Eduardo.
The need that Eduardo refers to was revealed by means of an interview on a program by Fernanda Younger, a private pal of Rita. In “Irritando Fernanda Younger”, in 2006, the singer requested: “Do you assume that after I die I’ll get a avenue identify?”.
Fernanda discovered the chance a bit cheesy, however Rita insisted: “A bit sq.?”. “Would you like it?”, requested the presenter. The rocker confirmed that, sure, she wished to turn into the identify of a sq. and even requested her pal for assist. “If I nonetheless have it there, I will work for it, for positive”, stated Younger, who died virtually 4 years earlier.
RITA LEE TALKED ABOUT TURNING A STREET NAME INTO A PROPHECY ABOUT DEATH
Along with the interview with Fernanda Younger, it’s not possible to not learn Eduardo Paes’ assertion and never affiliate it with the chapter “Profecia”, from Rita Lee’s autobiography. Within the excerpt, she talks about how she imagines the commotion surrounding her dying could be. The rockstar didn’t turn into a “lifeless finish avenue identify”, as she suspected, however can be honored in a sq. within the metropolis that she cherished a lot, turned an honorary citizen and hoped that it will return to being the capital of Brazil.
“Once I die, I can think about the phrases of affection from those that hate me. Some radio stations will play my songs with out charging jabá, colleagues will say that I can be missed within the music world, who is aware of, perhaps even give my identify to a lifeless finish avenue. The followers, these honest ones, will wield covers of my data and sing ‘Ovelha negra'”, says the excerpt from “Rita Lee: Uma autobiografia”, from 2016.
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